BITC is an integrated Investment and Trade Promotion Authority with an encompassing mandate of investment promotion and attraction; export promotion and development including management of the Nation Brand
LNDC is charged with the implementation of the country’s industrial development policies and its role is to promote Lesotho as an attractive investment location for both foreign and indigenous investors
MITC is geared toward promoting production (investment promotion) and marketing (export promotion) of Malawi’s goods and services to complement the functions and resources (both human and financial) of the pre-existing institutions
CPI aims to attract and retain substantial direct domestic and foreign investment to boost economic growth and wealth creation, including the promotion of public-private partnerships for economic and infrastructure development
SIPA's mission is to promote, coordinate and facilitate foreign direct and domestic investments and trade, with the objective of creating the wealth necessary to enhance the Social and Economic Development of the Kingdom of Swaziland and its People
The Chairpersons of SADC and the ICGLR, Presidents Dr. Joyce Banda and Yoweri Museveni on Thursday, 12th December 2013 signed a communiqué as guarantors to a peace process in eastern DRC. The communiqué was signed in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya.Read More
Message of condolence by the SADC Chairperson on behalf of the SADC Region to the Government, People of South Africa and the Mandela Family on the passing away of President Nelson MandelaRead More
Message of condolences by the SADC Executive Secretary Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax to the Government and People of South Africa and to the Mandela Family on the passing away of Nelson MandelaRead More
The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax paid a courtesy call on the Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr. Mohamed Gharib Bilal and the Prime Minister of Tanzania, Right Honourable Mizengo Pinda on the 2nd December 2013.Read More
The SADC Treaty is the founding document for the establishment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). In pursuance of the principles of Towards a Southern African Development Community, a declaration was made by the Heads of State or Government of Southern Africa, at Windhoek, Namibia, in August 1992 affirming their commitment to establish a Development Community in the region.
The Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan of SADC is a comprehensive 15–year strategic roadmap, which provides the strategic direction for achieving SADC’s long term social and economic goals. It also provides the SADC Secretariat and other SADC institutions with clear guidelines on SADC’s approved social and economic priorities and policies and therefore, enhancing their effectiveness in discharging their facilitating and coordinating role. It was approved by SADC Summit in 2003 and its effective implementation began in 2005.
The Revised Edition of the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ (SIPO II) provides a review of the first edition of the Plan. Based on the objectives and common agenda of SADC, the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ, first signed in 2004, provided general guidelines that spelt out specific implementation activities, in accordance with the objectives of the Protocol on Defense, Politics and Security Cooperation, and the strategies for their realisation, covering the Public Security, Political, Defence, and State security sectors.